Workplace and Education Law Solutions

Workplace and Education Law Solutions

Responsive and creative legal advice designed to ensure

our clients stay compliant in today’s ever-changing landscape.

Responsive and creative legal advice designed to ensure our clients stay compliant in today’s ever-changing landscape.
Our History and Guiding Principles
Jules Halpern founded the Firm in 2004 with the philosophy of providing practical, competitively priced counsel to clients who could benefit from his corporate legal and human resources background. Paul Scrom joined the Firm in 2013 and became a Partner in 2018, demonstrating his keen knowledge of the intricacies of workplace law, with an innate ability to explain and apply complex legal issues in an understandable fashion.

Workplace and education law exist in climates that have become increasingly compliance-oriented and reputation-sensitive. Thus, our goal is to always be there for our clients, and to provide creative and practical solutions to their individual and organizational needs. As attorneys, we act as facilitators, and we always collaborate internally, providing novel approaches that resonate with our clients. We examine each issue from a business and legal lens, achieving results that advance our clients’ goals, while adhering to compliance standards.

Our collegial atmosphere reflects our even-tempered personalities. We genuinely enjoy the areas of law we practice, and we thoughtfully approach each assignment with a singular focus. We are committed to diversity and our staff consists of individuals of different genders, ancestries, and ethnicities.

Thought Leadership
Employees in a State of Motion

Employees in a State of Motion

In the next few months, our Firm will be completing its 18th year, serving the business, organizational and educational communities with responsive, compliant and cutting edge advice. The changes we have seen in the past few years have included the...

The Homework Debate

It’s back-to-school season, and most students are starting their second year back in the classroom...

Office Culture

With employee turnover on the rise and the emergence of an increasingly competitive job market – a...

Employees in a State of Motion

Employees in a State of Motion

In the next few months, our Firm will be completing its 18th year, serving the business, organizational and educational communities with responsive, compliant and cutting edge advice. The changes we have seen in the past few years have included the...

The Homework Debate

It’s back-to-school season, and most students are starting their second year back in the classroom after months of remote learning. Despite this...

Office Culture

With employee turnover on the rise and the emergence of an increasingly competitive job market – a time referred to by many as the “Great...

Articles

FTC Proposal to Ban Non-Competes

Just days into the new year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a groundbreaking new proposed rule, which if adopted, would ban almost all employer non-compete agreements. This proposed rule would not only ban the enforcement of such...

California Pay Transparency Update

The California Labor Commissioner’s office recently released guidance on California’s new pay scale disclosure requirements, which went into effect on January 1, 2023 (we discussed the state’s pay transparency law in a previous newsletter article –...

Minimum Wage Updates 2023

Several states and localities are raising their minimum wages in 2023. The new minimum wages came into effect on January 1, 2023, unless otherwise noted. These wages do not apply to tipped employees. Below is a list of minimum hourly wages...

New Required EEOC Poster

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced an updated “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster, which would be replacing its “EEO is the Law” poster. Similar to other required postings, this poster...

Articles

FTC Proposal to Ban Non-Competes

Just days into the new year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a groundbreaking new proposed rule, which if adopted, would ban almost all employer non-compete agreements. This proposed rule would not only ban the enforcement of such...

California Pay Transparency Update

The California Labor Commissioner’s office recently released guidance on California’s new pay scale disclosure requirements, which went into effect on January 1, 2023 (we discussed the state’s pay transparency law in a previous newsletter article –...

Minimum Wage Updates 2023

Several states and localities are raising their minimum wages in 2023. The new minimum wages came into effect on January 1, 2023, unless otherwise noted. These wages do not apply to tipped employees. Below is a list of minimum hourly wages...

New Required EEOC Poster

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced an updated “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster, which would be replacing its “EEO is the Law” poster. Similar to other required postings, this poster...